MUSCAT – The Diwan of Royal Court issued an official statement on the death of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the sisterly United Arab Emirates.
The official statement read: “Believing in God’s decree and destiny, and with great emotion and sadness, His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik received the news of the death of his late brother, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the sisterly United Arab Emirates. He was one of the Arab leaders who worked to serve their Arab and Islamic nation and led the sisterly United Arab Emirates with determination and perseverance until it became a landmark referred to in all fields.
Oman announces three days of mourning after Sheikh Khalifa’s death
His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik has issued his royal orders declaring official mourning and flags at half-mast for a period of 3 days, starting today, Friday, corresponding to May 13, 2022, until Sunday, corresponding to May 15, 2022, to mark the death of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.